Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel committed suicide in 2012. It’s now been confirmed he suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the national pastime’s first documented case. Neil Cohen discusses how MLB is getting proactive.
Though psyched, as always, that baseball is once again here, Neil Cohen suggests 10 changes that would make the game even better than it is.
Bullying, concussions, player arrests, declining youth participation. The NFL has a serious PR problem. Neil Cohen offers the league some advice about how to fix it.
Liam Day recaps the year’s best moments in sports.
The year in sports was an eventful one. From the bombings at the Boston Marathon to wrestling’s removal from and then reinstatement to the Olympics to the growing issue of concussions in the NFL, here is some of The Good Men Project’s best sports coverage from 2013.
In the next in our series of athletes overcoming obstacles, Neil Cohen shares the story of NYC Firefighter Matt Long’s inspirational comeback after a horrific cycling accident.
Recapping the week that was in Sports at The Good Men Project.
As PBS gets set to air a Frontline documentary on concussions in the NFL, Neil Cohen examines ESPN’s curious decision to pull out of the production.
As a life-long Yankees fan, Neil Cohen has to tip his hat to the Red Sox, who, in the wake of April’s terror attacks on Boston, are forging a feel-good, worst-to-first season.
As a long-suffering fan himself, Scott Behson empathizes with fans who root for the Pirates. Still, he feels the need to tell them the truth.
Tim Lincecum is just one of many pitching aces who’s lost his fastball. Neil Cohen wonders if it matters? (Hint: yes, if you’re Lincecum)
Despite two World Series wins in three years, Neil Cohen wonders why the Giants are once again fighting for respect.
Scott Behson is concerned about the way in which Yahoo!’s decision to terminate remote employment will affect families.
The 6 Nations Championship kicked off this month. Liam Day says it’s the perfect opportunity to look at the issue of sports-related brain injuries from a different perspective.
Last week JP Pelosi described the toll PED use is taking on the fans. Neil Cohen offers a somewhat radical solution.
The Super Bowl a new national holiday? Neil Cohen explains why it’s not as crazy as it sounds.